Judge Godbold Passes Away at Age 89

Legendary Circuit Court Judge John C. Godbold passed away on December 22, 2009 at age 89.  Judge Godbold was the only person ever to serve as Chief Judge of two different judicial Circuits (5th and 11th), and was the author of the seminal piece on appellate advocacy "Twenty Pages and Twenty Minutes." 

Here is a brief article from the Montgomery Advertiser: "Federal Judge Godbold dead at 89."